Hello, my name is Ben and it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today.
Have you had anyone come in to have a look at the work the original builder did?
ok let me get my response ready pelase
When you have entered into a contract for work and materials, where the main focus is labour and skill, the law says that the work must be:
In addition, any materials provided as part of the work must:
If there are problems with the standard of work, or the materials used, you will have certain rights.
If work has already been completed, and there has been some breach of contract by the other side, you would usually be expected to give them the opportunity to rectify the problem. However, if you can justify why they should not be given such an opportunity, for example, if work has been left in a dangerous condition or their work is obviously below-par, you could refuse to do so.
In terms of potential compensation, you may be entitled to that in the following circumstances:
In order to resolve any problems that have arisen, it is generally accepted that you follow these steps:
Your chances of succeeding in such a claim are unfortunately impossible to predict. No one knows what defence the trader may put forward or what the Judge may decide on the day. Also the fact that you win the case does not guarantee you payment. The trader may simply refuse to pay up and then it is up to you to try and enforce the court judgment you have received. This will inevitable result in further time and expenses as you try and find the best method of getting your money. This is always a risk with court claims and one you must be aware of before you start any legal proceedings.
So after all this how do I begin legal action? Small claims court?
yes that would be the venue you take this through, if you are simply looking for financial compensation then you may even make the claim online via www.moneyclaim.gov.uk
Please let me know if this has answered your original question or if you need me to clarify anything else for you in relation to this?